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#1906 StevetotheH OFFLINE  

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Posted July 11, 2015 - 04:18 AM

I got mine to fire. So excited that I pulled the carb, disassembled and soaked in chem-dip. Figured why stop there, while carb soaks, disassembling the whole rig. Love this site so far, everyone is excited about their tractors, makes me excited. About to start blasting the metal while I wait for a reply on the manuals request thread. Here's some pics. My first!

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Posted July 11, 2015 - 01:21 PM

Stevetotheh, that is a cool little machine! what make is it? and Welcome to the site! :wave:


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Posted July 11, 2015 - 02:12 PM

Stevetotheh, that is a cool little machine! what make is it? and Welcome to the site! :wave:

It's a Quick Manufacturing 62AB. Got a sweet little Tecumseh on it. And thanks!
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Posted July 11, 2015 - 09:44 PM

Removed the Gannon and loaded up the Bolens 1886 in the trailer to go to my buddy's shop where it'll be for a couple of weeks while he retrofits the muffler I got to fit correctly under the hood to eliminate the stack.

 

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The Economy Tractor had to come out too in order to pull the trailer out.

 

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The muffler that needs a bit 'massaging' before it fits correctly. Can't wait to see that stack gone.


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#1910 StevetotheH OFFLINE  

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Posted July 12, 2015 - 02:00 PM

Got the seat and deck painted. Got the tranny free, she's a spinning. Soaked it in a Marvel/AT fluid cocktail overnight to remove all the 60 year old oil sludge. This thing is about to be moving on its own power again!

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Posted July 14, 2015 - 08:42 AM

Removed the Gannon and loaded up the Bolens 1886 in the trailer to go to my buddy's shop where it'll be for a couple of weeks while he retrofits the muffler I got to fit correctly under the hood to eliminate the stack.

 

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The Economy Tractor had to come out too in order to pull the trailer out.

 

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The muffler that needs a bit 'massaging' before it fits correctly. Can't wait to see that stack gone.

some sweet Machines there 

 

Shane


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Posted July 16, 2015 - 10:19 PM

This evening, I replaced the muffler mount gasket and reinstalled the muffler, heat shields, and hood, on our John Deere LT155.


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Posted July 16, 2015 - 10:26 PM

1963 John Deere 110 Round Fender Garden Tractor... I'm just about finished with this little restoration project... I just ordered a new dash decal and I'm still shopping around for the hood decals and front draft plate decals. It belonged to my grandfather who passed away in 2001. It sat up for 23 years before I got my hands on it. I did a complete overhaul on the engine and now it runs like a top! Let me know what y'all think!

Nice job!


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Posted July 18, 2015 - 10:13 AM

StevetotheH

 I love the security ........the wasp nests , anti theft device & I WANT THAT GEAR BOX NOW,  please !!   :D  :bigrofl:

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Shane  :cowboy_shooter:


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Posted July 22, 2015 - 11:32 PM

Momma always told me I didn't play nice with my toys.
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I pulled the Magnum 20 out for a re-ring job at only 315 hours due to PO mowing with the tractor without the cooling tin on the right side of the engine. It started using oil so he parked it. I am installing a Magnum 18 in its place while I go thru the 20.
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Posted July 24, 2015 - 09:10 PM

Rover Rancher 2 (1970's)

replaced the dead spark plug

cleaned the serviceable in line fuel filter 

reset the main fuel jet & mixture & then it started !!

 

MTD gold series 2000 model

would not start found the ignition switch plug was dirty contacts 

So cleaned & sprayed them with lithium grease & refitted the plug 

checked the tyre pressures 

 

JD Sabre 2001 

failed to start as well so changed the battery then it starts but no charging 

on the Kohler 17.5 engines the regulator is on the flywheel cowling (cover )

the contact plug was dirty so cleaned the probes & plug & sprayed with lithium grease & refitted it 



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Posted July 27, 2015 - 09:19 PM

Hi all! I'm new here and couldn't find a thread to introduce myself so I figured I'd start here. Today I finished a little winter prep on my Craftsman GT6000 ( BTW how do I tell what year it is I think it's around a '95). Recently rebuilt the steeing, including new shaft and sector gear, upgraded bushing to brass and bronze.( brass sector shaft bushings I had to make out of .032 brass strip). New axle seals, transaxle oil change, made some copper shims to place behind the brake pucks to make up for total wear in caliper linkage, adjusted bakes. Installed two new front tire/wheel combos, and re-painted several areas of frame and fenders and plow. Removed scraper ba from plow, cleaned up and repainted, and installed top side down since the bottom was all worn out in the corners. Put my Kenda Bear Claw snow tires back on and am now waiting on my throttle control from ebay. Thinking about getting some winter studs for the bear claws. They wok unbelievably well in snow but icy hills pose a poblem when pushing a full blade of snow.


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Posted July 28, 2015 - 06:19 AM

Hi all! I'm new here and couldn't find a thread to introduce myself so I figured I'd start here. Today I finished a little winter prep on my Craftsman GT6000 ( BTW how do I tell what year it is I think it's around a '95). Recently rebuilt the steeing, including new shaft and sector gear, upgraded bushing to brass and bronze.( brass sector shaft bushings I had to make out of .032 brass strip). New axle seals, transaxle oil change, made some copper shims to place behind the brake pucks to make up for total wear in caliper linkage, adjusted bakes. Installed two new front tire/wheel combos, and re-painted several areas of frame and fenders and plow. Removed scraper ba from plow, cleaned up and repainted, and installed top side down since the bottom was all worn out in the corners. Put my Kenda Bear Claw snow tires back on and am now waiting on my throttle control from ebay. Thinking about getting some winter studs for the bear claws. They wok unbelievably well in snow but icy hills pose a poblem when pushing a full blade of snow.

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Posted August 16, 2015 - 07:16 AM

M T D  is dead , so pulled the head off & re done the valves ,,

then found the fly wheel had sheered the alloy key off & was out 1/4 turn so replaced that & it still wont start, might have to re check the valves for clearance & such

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Rover Rancher , killed the 12 HP in it , was pushing straight oil into the carbie & drowning the engine so replaced it with a 10 HP Briggs ,

                                                                   put better tyres on the back as well 8x19.5x8 

 

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Posted August 16, 2015 - 08:19 AM

Put a rain cap on my stack on the 4041 PowerMax.


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